Rhodes to Symi Ferry
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Getting the best price for your Rhodes to Symi ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Rhodes to Symi. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Rhodes to Symi route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Rhodes to Symi ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Rhodes to Symi is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Rhodes is the largest island Dodecanese islands and the second largest Greek island. Rhodes is situated in the Eastern Aegean Sea, 11 miles to the west of Turkey, and enjoys an average of 320 days of blissful sunshine a year. Rhodes has beautiful and diversified natural environment. Rhodes Island is the most traveled of the 12 Dodecanese islands, enticing tourists with its gorgeous land, long, beautiful beaches and fascinating history.
The island of Rhodes was an important economic center in the ancient world and was home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Colossus of Rhodes, a huge statue that that stood over two thousand years ago at the entrance to the harbour and was destroyed by an earthquake in 237 BC.
The capital city, Rhodes Town, is situated at the northern tip of the island. Rhodes Town has a rich history and many places of interest, including the remnants of the 14th century occupation by the Knights of St John. In 1988 the Medieval Town of Rhodes was designated as a World Heritage City.
Symi is home to the famous monastery of the Archangel Michael, an 18th century monastery which sits on top of the Panormitis peak.
Symi also hosts the Symi festival, from July until September each year. The Symi festival attracts leading Greek performers of music, dance and theatre and is popular with locals and tourists alike.
Symi port facilities
Symi ferry port has a limited range of facilities. However, its close proximity to the centre of Symi town allows passengers easy access to the town's amenities.
01 Aug 2019Travelling to Symi
No problems with this ferry journey. It was on time and was quick. Easy to book the journey on the internet and then we swapped the confirmation for tickets at the port. No issues. It was pretty quick to Symi taking only about 1hour 15 mins and there are different options for where to sit - on deck, on the lower deck, or in the air con compartment.
Review by Rebecca
25 Jun 2019Ferry from Rhodes to Symi
Ferry terminal easy access from Rhodes Old Town, just a short walk. Ferry leaves on time and arrives at your destination on time. Impressed very much with the comfort of both the Fast Cat and the Transporter ferries. Will defiantly be using them again.
Review by LES PILLING
12 Sep 2018Trip to Symi
The ferry was very efficient and departed on time. The only strange thing was that it was unclear that once you got to the port, you thought your email confirmation was your ticket - it wasn't and you then had to exchange your email for a ticket. This was not made clear on the email. Otherwise no complaints.
Review by RICHARD ROBINSON
03 Jul 2018Super blue star
Blue star patios is an amazing ferry with 5 star facilities. Our journey from Rhodes to symi was a real pleasure as was the return journey. Very efficient company.
Review by FRANCES MAUNDER
29 Oct 2017Great timekeeping
We were very pleased with our experience with AFerrys.The booking was so easy,the ships left and arrived exactly on time. We would definitely recommend your company to anyone visiting Greek Islands.
Review by ANTHONY SPOOR
Rhodes to Symi Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Rhodes to Symi? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Rhodes to Symi take?
The average journey time by ferry between Rhodes to Symi is 59 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Rhodes to Symi travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Rhodes to Symi is 50 min, with Dodekanisos Seaways.
What time does the first ferry from Rhodes to Symi leave?
The first ferry from Rhodes to Symi leaves at 08:30 with Dodekanisos Seaways. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Rhodes to Symi leave?
The last ferry from Rhodes to Symi leaves at 21:00 with Blue Star Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Symi?
Ferries travelling from Rhodes to Symi are operated by Blue Star Ferries and Dodekanisos Seaways.
Looking for more information?
If you're looking for the return journey, check out Symi to Rhodes.